Skip to main content

FIRS Boss, Tunde Fowler, Named Among 50 Most Influential Tax Personalities in the World


Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Boss, Tunde Fowler, has been named one of the 50 most influential tax personalities and institutions in the world by the International Tax Review.

This comes after his appointment to the 25 member United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters as the first vice chairman.

The chairman who was the former FIRS boss in Lagos, continued his streak of success at  Federal level when he generated N3.3tn in tax revenue in 2016. 

The award which was given based on it's Global Tax 50 2017 review, commended him for sensitising Nigerians on the need to pay tax  through the media and other channels .
 He was also commended for using technology to introduce products like the electronic tax clearance certificate and electronic notification of payment of withholding tax credit notes in the  nation's tax collection drive.




Comments

Follow Us

                                  






Popular posts from this blog

Mike Adenuga's Son, Paddy , Reveals How He Almost Bought Chevron Netherlands at 29

Son of one of Africa's wealthiest men, Mike Adenuga, Paddy Adenuga, has revealed that he almost bought Chevron Netherlands at age 29!!๐Ÿ˜ฆ He is sure one ambitious man....a fact he acknowledged....... One of the traits I took from my parents is that I am highly ambitious and find it hard to sit still!. According to him, he wanted to branch out from the family business (and invariably his father's shadow......this is me talking now๐Ÿ˜Œ).  Oh well....He confirmed it when he said......  I felt like for once in my 29 years, I wasn’t being judged solely by my last name but for my skill, merits and ability.
Read his story below. You might need coffee and cake for this one๐Ÿ™‚........


It was October 2013, two years had passed since I had left the family business in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to London, England to start my own oil trading company. My time in the family business, as a director in the telecoms division and upstream oil & gas company was challenging to say the least but en…

Lagos Business School Alumnus, Aidenehi Okosun, Nominated Among top 6 MBA Executives in the World.....Reps Africa at Award

A young Nigerian man, Aidenehi Okosun was nominated as one of the top 6 promising, entrepreneurs in the world at the just concluded MBA awards which took place in the UK yesterday.

The awards ceremony took place at the prestigious One Great George Street. It is located between the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace, in London, UK.

He represented top Nigerian business school,Lagos Business School-Pan Atlantic University at the award. Former presidential candidate and one of the most respected economists in Nigeria, Prof. Pat Utomi is one of the founders of the school.

Over 70,000 entries, from  over 250 reputable business schools all over the world were sent in for consideration in that category. It was however narrowed down to 6.

He was the only African nominated  alongside MBA executives from Denmark, China, Spain and India.

Aidenehi is a graduate of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
 He went ahead for his MBA degree program at the prestigious Lagos Business Sch…

Check out the new Ranking of top 20 Nigerian Universities for 2018 According to Webometrics

Foremost Nigerian university, University of Ibadan (UI) has retained